Spirit Airlines, Inc.
Feb 1, 2012
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Spirit Airlines Announces Service Between Atlantic City and Atlanta

-- $28.79 Introductory Fares (each way based on round trip purchase)* Available at Spirit.com --
Based on $9.00 base fare plus taxes and fees*

MIRAMAR, Fla., Feb. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) today announced that it will begin daily non-stop seasonal service between Atlantic City and Atlanta on May 17, 2012.

The new service from Atlantic City will also offer one-stop same aircraft continuing service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (via Atlanta).

In addition, Spirit is resuming daily seasonal service between Atlantic City and Boston on March 1, 2012, and daily seasonal service from Atlantic City to Detroit and Chicago O'Hare on May 3, 2012.

To celebrate, Spirit is offering $28.79 introductory fares, which is a $9.00 base fare plus taxes and fees,* between Atlantic City and Atlanta (each way based on round trip purchase) available today and tomorrow only at www.spirit.com.

"With the introduction of our ultra low fares from Atlanta and Dallas/Fort Worth to Atlantic City, even more travelers have the opportunity to take advantage of the casinos, beaches and all that the Jersey Shore has to offer," says Spirit's Senior Director of Network Planning. "Our cheap base fares give consumers the opportunity to save money on travel, and our range of optional services for a fee allows customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value."

"Once again, Spirit Airlines is showing confidence in the Atlantic City regional market and recognizing the importance of serving Atlanta with low fares. The South Jersey Transportation Authority remains ready to support Spirit Airlines growth and expansion into existing and new destinations," stated Bart R. Mueller, South Jersey Transportation Authority Executive Director. 

"We are happy that Spirit Airlines is adding Atlantic City to the more than 150 U.S. destinations served out of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport," said Aviation General Manager Louis Miller. "Our customers can now enjoy this additional nonstop service."

Schedule for Spirit's Atlantic City (ACY) — Atlanta (ATL) service effective May 17, 2012:

 
  Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
From Atlantic City to Atlanta 1:35 pm 3:40 pm 146 0 Daily
From Atlanta to Atlantic City 2:55 pm 4:55 pm 165 0 Daily

Schedule for Spirit's Atlantic City (ACY) — Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) service effective May 17, 2012:

 
  Depart Arrive Flight # Stops Frequency
From Atlantic City to Dallas/Fort Worth 1:35 pm 5:55 pm 146 1 Daily
From Dallas/Fort Worth to Atlantic City 11:05 am 4:55 pm 165 1 Daily

$28.79 Introductory Fares* (each way, including taxes and fees, and based on round trip purchase):

 
  One Way,
including taxes
and fees
Applicable Dates
Atlantic City-Atlanta $28.79
($9.00 base fare)
17-May-12, 21-May-12, 22-May-12, 23-May-12, 05-Jun-12, 06-Jun-12
Atlanta-Atlantic City $28.79
($9.00 base fare)
19-May-12, 21-May-12, 22-May-12, 30-May-12, 04-Jun-12, 05-Jun-12

About Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) empowers customers to save money on air travel by offering ultra low base fares with a range of optional services for a fee, allowing customers the freedom to choose only the extras they value. This innovative approach grows the traveling market and stimulates new economic activity while creating new jobs. Spirit's modern fleet, configuration and other innovations enable Spirit to burn less fuel per seat than competitors, making Spirit one of the most environmentally-friendly U.S. carriers. Spirit's all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 175 daily flights to over 45 destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America and Caribbean. Visit Spirit at www.spirit.com.

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*Individual travel-date specific fares must be booked on spirit.com by 11:59PM ET on February 2, 2012 for travel on the dates as specified by individual market and by market direction. Fares are based each way on roundtrip purchase and roundtrip travel is required, but these fares may be combined with other valid and applicable Spirit Airlines fares on other dates of travel. Lower fares generally available at the airport and are subject to availability. To become a member of Spirit Airlines $9 Fare Club, click here for membership details and Terms and Conditions. Not all markets are operated on a daily basis during the travel period, or necessarily for the entire travel period -- please see www.spirit.com for details.

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All Air Travel

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Other Fees

Additional baggage fees, change fees, and advance seat assignment fees may apply.

MEDIA NOTE: Spirit aircraft photos and video b-roll are available in the press room section of spirit.com at http://www.spirit.com/Pressrelease.aspx.

CONTACT: Media Contacts:

         Misty Pinson

         Director, Corporate Communications

         misty.pinson@spirit.com

         954-628-4827/cell 954-918-9432

         

         Manuel Jaquez

         Senior Manager Commercial - Latin America

         manuel.jaquez@spirit.com

         954-628-4898